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  1. Because We’re Night People
    1
    Published: 2018-10-31
    Petra van Nuis
    Because We’re Night People
  2. Borderline Inspirations
    8
    Published: 2018-09-14
    Balazs Balogh
    Borderline Inspirations
  3. Charlie Porter
    6
    Published: 2018-09-09
    Charlie Porter
    Charlie Porter
  4. Meridian
    1
    Published: 2018-08-08
    Adison Evans
    Meridian
  5. Monochrome
    3
    Published: 2018-07-16
    Graz Composers Orchestra meets Claudia Döffinger
    Monochrome
  6. Magdalena
    4
    Published: 2018-07-13
    Maria Grand
    Magdalena
  7. Diamond Cut
    1
    Published: 2018-07-11
    Tia Fuller
    Diamond Cut
  8. Lake of Light: Compositions for AquaSonics
    5
    Published: 2018-07-05
    William Parker
    Lake of Light: Compositions for AquaSonics
  9. Sheroes
    3
    Published: 2018-07-03
    Monika Herzig
    Sheroes
  10. Awase
    14
    Published: 2018-05-26
    Nik Bärtsch
    Awase
  11. D'Agala
    3
    Published: 2018-03-13
    Sylvie Courvoisier
    D'Agala
  12. 25th Anniversary Project
    4
    Published: 2018-02-12
    The Diva Jazz Orchestra
    25th Anniversary Project
  13. La Terza Via
    3
    Published: 2018-02-09
    Cecilia Sanchietti
    La Terza Via
  14. Phenobarbital Sessions
    3
    Published: 2018-02-02
    Abbey Rader and John McMinn
    Phenobarbital Sessions
  15. Ritual
    4
    Published: 2018-01-25
    Abbey Rader
    Ritual
  16. Lessons Lyrical
    4
    Published: 2018-01-12
    Petra van Nuis
    Lessons Lyrical
  17. Komitas:  Seven Songs
    4
    Published: 2018-01-07
    Lusine Grigoryan
    Komitas: Seven Songs
  18. Heart Knows
    2
    Published: 2018-01-02
    Lena Bloch
    Heart Knows
  19. Organ Monk Blue
    1
    Published: 2017-12-30
    Gregory Lewis
    Organ Monk Blue
  20. Song of the Silver Geese
    3
    Published: 2017-12-18
    Jen Shyu
    Song of the Silver Geese
  21. Magic Circle
    4
    Published: 2017-12-12
    Sam Newsome and Jean-Michel Pilc
    Magic Circle
  22. El Bosque Brillante
    5
    Published: 2017-10-07
    Lucio Balduini
    El Bosque Brillante
  23. Door Girl
    3
    Published: 2017-09-23
    Shilpa Ray
    Door Girl
  24. Alcanza
    1
    Published: 2017-08-14
    Fabian Almazan
    Alcanza
  25. Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds
    18
    Published: 2017-08-06
    Nicole Mitchell
    Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds
  26. Threes
    1
    Published: 2017-07-12
    Charles Rumback
    Threes
  27. Mannequins
    2
    Published: 2017-06-09
    Kate Gentile
    Mannequins
  28. Trickster
    12
    Published: 2017-05-11
    Miles Okazaki
    Trickster
  29. The Book of Transfigurations
    5
    Published: 2017-05-08
    Dalava
    The Book of Transfigurations
  30. One
    5
    Published: 2017-05-02
    Jason Rigby Detroit-Cleveland Trio
    One
  31. Akua's Dance
    8
    Published: 2017-04-19
    Akua Dixon
    Akua's Dance
  32. Peninsular
    8
    Published: 2017-04-16
    Tarek Yamani
    Peninsular
  33. Walk Against Wind
    5
    Published: 2017-04-14
    Linda May Han Oh
    Walk Against Wind
  34. 8th Window
    5
    Published: 2017-04-11
    DK Anderson's Cypher
    8th Window
  35. Coalesce
    20
    Published: 2017-03-27
    Jessica Ackerley
    Coalesce
  36. Eka
    1
    Published: 2017-03-21
    Eka trio
    Eka
  37. The Wild
    5
    Published: 2017-03-18
    Rich Halley/Carson Halley
    The Wild
  38. Heavy Dance
    6
    Published: 2017-03-14
    Donna Khalife Quintet
    Heavy Dance
  39. Collage of Moments
    6
    Published: 2017-02-17
    Haruka Yabuno, Milena Jancuric, Ehud Ettun
    Collage of Moments
  40. Post Cool: Vol 1 The Night Shift
    7
    Published: 2017-02-15
    Carol Morgan
    Post Cool: Vol 1 The Night Shift
  41. For Free
    5
    Published: 2017-02-13
    Andrew Vogt
    For Free
  42. That's What She Said...
    1
    Published: 2017-02-07
    Firey String Sistas!
    That's What She Said...
  43. Storyteller
    7
    Published: 2017-02-05
    Angelo Hart
    Storyteller
  44. Closer To The Sun
    1
    Published: 2017-01-09
    Franklin Kiermyer
    Closer To The Sun
  45. Awakening
    3
    Published: 2017-01-05
    Burak Bedikyan
    Awakening
  46. Bring Joy
    3
    Published: 2017-01-04
    Jo Ann Daugherty
    Bring Joy
  47. Matador 4
    1
    Published: 2016-12-31
    Matador
    Matador 4
  48. Guitar Fantasies
    2
    Published: 2016-11-02
    Ken Silverman
    Guitar Fantasies
  49. Reunion
    6
    Published: 2016-09-17
    Abbey Rader Quartet with Kidd Jordan
    Reunion
  50. Natural Language
    4
    Published: 2016-09-02
    Dustin Laurenzi
    Natural Language
Read more album reviews by Hrayr Attarian
  1. Read "Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero"
    4
    Published: 2018-07-03
    Interviews
    Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero
  2. Read "Access for People with Disabilities at Jazz Venues:  What is really missing"
    3
    Published: 2018-06-11
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    Access for People with Disabilities at Jazz Venues: What is...
  3. Read "Nik Bartsch's Ronin at Constellation in Chicago"
    1
    Published: 2018-05-14
    Live Reviews
    Nik Bartsch's Ronin at Constellation in Chicago
  4. Read "Two Sackville Gems: Abdullah Ibraihim's
    3
    Published: 2017-06-02
    Multiple Reviews
    Two Sackville Gems: Abdullah Ibraihim's "Ancient Africa" and...
  5. Read "The World's First International Online Contest by 7 Virtual Jazz Club"
    6
    Published: 2017-01-03
    From Far and Wide
    The World's First International Online Contest by 7 Virtual...
  6. Read "Pi Recordings 2016 Releases"
    11
    Published: 2016-12-24
    Multiple Reviews
    Pi Recordings 2016 Releases
  7. Read "Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2016"
    4
    Published: 2016-12-21
    Best of / Year End
    Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2016
  8. Read "Quinsin Nachoff's Flux at Constellation"
    3
    Published: 2016-11-22
    Live Reviews
    Quinsin Nachoff's Flux at Constellation
  9. Read "Jazz From Around the World: Asia"
    5
    Published: 2016-10-04
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around the World: Asia
  10. Read "Jazz From Around the World: Africa"
    4
    Published: 2016-07-21
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around the World: Africa
  11. Read "Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean"
    6
    Published: 2016-07-05
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean
  12. Read "Jazz From Around the World: Europe"
    17
    Published: 2016-06-29
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around the World: Europe
  13. Read "Ned Kelly's Last Stand, Hong Kong"
    4
    Published: 2016-04-28
    Roads Less Travelled
    Ned Kelly's Last Stand, Hong Kong
  14. Read "The Cotton Club, Shanghai"
    2
    Published: 2016-04-27
    Roads Less Travelled
    The Cotton Club, Shanghai
  15. Read "Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2015"
    8
    Published: 2015-12-21
    Best of / Year End
    Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2015
  16. Read "AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music"
    7
    Published: 2015-10-26
    Building a Jazz Library
    AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music
  17. Read "Satoko Fujii with her various ensembles: Ichicgo Icihie, Yamiyo Ni Karasu and Kaze's Uminari"
    5
    Published: 2015-09-13
    Multiple Reviews
    Satoko Fujii with her various ensembles: Ichicgo Icihie, Yamiyo...
  18. Read "Armen Hyusnunts and Vahagn Hayrapetyan at Forsh Club Yerevan Armenia"
    4
    Published: 2015-07-12
    Live Reviews
    Armen Hyusnunts and Vahagn Hayrapetyan at Forsh Club Yerevan...
  19. Read "A provocative pair of releases from drummer Andrew Drury: Content Provider and The Drum"
    5
    Published: 2015-05-06
    Multiple Reviews
    A provocative pair of releases from drummer Andrew Drury:...
  20. Read "Club Jazzda: Seoul's Hidden Gem"
    6
    Published: 2015-04-01
    Roads Less Travelled
    Club Jazzda: Seoul's Hidden Gem
  21. Read "Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz"
    11
    Published: 2015-03-29
    Building a Jazz Library
    Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz
  22. Read "Abbey Rader Get Free"
    8
    Published: 2015-03-11
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Abbey Rader Get Free
  23. Read "Joe Maini"
    9
    Published: 2014-11-16
    Book Reviews
    Joe Maini
  24. Read "Abraham's Cafe at Theatre No 99"
    15
    Published: 2014-09-25
    Live Reviews
    Abraham's Cafe at Theatre No 99
  25. Read "Miguel Zenon Quartet at 36th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival"
    8
    Published: 2014-09-10
    Live Reviews
    Miguel Zenon Quartet at 36th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival
  26. Read "Brian Charette: The Question That Drives Us and Square One"
    5
    Published: 2014-05-18
    Multiple Reviews
    Brian Charette: The Question That Drives Us and Square One
  27. Read "Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio at Constellation"
    8
    Published: 2014-05-08
    Live Reviews
    Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio at Constellation
  28. Read "An Intriguing Twofer from TUM Records: Henrik Otto Donner's And It Happened and Juhani Aaltonen's To Future Memories"
    10
    Published: 2014-04-25
    Multiple Reviews
    An Intriguing Twofer from TUM Records: Henrik Otto Donner's And...
  29. Read "The Healing Power of Music:  Can Jazz Repair a Damaged Brain? The case of trumpeter Louis Smith"
    6
    Published: 2014-02-11
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    The Healing Power of Music: Can Jazz Repair a Damaged Brain?...
  30. Read "The Acoustic and the Electric:  Hristo Vitchev and Joe DeRose"
    5
    Published: 2014-01-13
    Multiple Reviews
    The Acoustic and the Electric: Hristo Vitchev and Joe DeRose
  31. Read "Satoko Fujii & Natsuki Tamura:  Gen Himmel / Dragon Nat / Tornado"
    7
    Published: 2013-12-18
    Multiple Reviews
    Satoko Fujii & Natsuki Tamura: Gen Himmel / Dragon Nat /...
  32. Read "Hrayr Attarian's Top Dozen with a Feminine Bend for 2013"
    10
    Published: 2013-12-16
    Best of / Year End
    Hrayr Attarian's Top Dozen with a Feminine Bend for 2013
  33. Read "Don Sleet"
    7
    Published: 2013-12-10
    Book Reviews
    Don Sleet
  34. Read "Satoko Fujii's Ma-Do and New Trio: Time Stands Still and Spring Storm"
    5
    Published: 2013-07-28
    Multiple Reviews
    Satoko Fujii's Ma-Do and New Trio: Time Stands Still and Spring...
  35. Read "Confusion Bleue Live and in the Studio"
    3
    Published: 2013-06-16
    Multiple Reviews
    Confusion Bleue Live and in the Studio
  36. Read "The Arrival of the Modern Guitarist:  Marcos Pin and Hristo Vitchev"
    13
    Published: 2013-03-08
    Multiple Reviews
    The Arrival of the Modern Guitarist: Marcos Pin and Hristo...
  37. Read "Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey"
    7
    Published: 2013-01-29
    Interviews
    Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey
  38. Read "The Year of the Trio: Fred Hersch and Masabumi Kikuchi"
    4
    Published: 2012-10-19
    Multiple Reviews
    The Year of the Trio: Fred Hersch and Masabumi Kikuchi
  39. Read "A Delightful Twofer from University of Arts in Philadelphia"
    52
    Published: 2012-05-20
    Multiple Reviews
    A Delightful Twofer from University of Arts in Philadelphia
  40. Read "Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2011"
    151
    Published: 2011-12-29
    Best of / Year End
    Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2011
  41. Read "Medical History Blues:  The Curious Case of Jake."
    238
    Published: 2011-11-05
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    Medical History Blues: The Curious Case of Jake.
  42. Read "Satoko Fujii's Triple Whammy"
    253
    Published: 2011-08-11
    Multiple Reviews
    Satoko Fujii's Triple Whammy
  43. Read "Satoko Fujii with Natsuki Tamura: Chicago, Illinois, June 27, 2011"
    261
    Published: 2011-07-12
    Live Reviews
    Satoko Fujii with Natsuki Tamura: Chicago, Illinois, June 27,...
  44. Read "On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz"
    424
    Published: 2011-04-17
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz
  45. Read "All Jazzed Up: Looking for a Jazz Center Within the Folds of the Brain"
    655
    Published: 2011-01-03
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    All Jazzed Up: Looking for a Jazz Center Within the Folds of...
  46. Read "Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2010: Female Instrumentalists"
    401
    Published: 2010-12-25
    Best of / Year End
    Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2010: Female Instrumentalists
  47. Read "Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Vic Theatre in Chicago"
    398
    Published: 2010-11-06
    Live Reviews
    Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Vic Theatre in Chicago
  48. Read "Ornette Coleman Quartet at the Discover Jazz Festival in Burlington, Vermont"
    360
    Published: 2008-06-22
    Live Reviews
    Ornette Coleman Quartet at the Discover Jazz Festival in...
  49. Read "Duke Pearson, Andrew Hill, Don Pullen, Randy Weston, McCoy Tyner: Pianists of the Mosaic Select Series"
    283
    Published: 2008-06-09
    Multiple Reviews
    Duke Pearson, Andrew Hill, Don Pullen, Randy Weston, McCoy...
Read more articles by Hrayr Attarian
  1. CD/LP/Track Review
    Abbey Rader West Coast Quartet: Second Gathering
    Publish Day: 20
  1. Read "The Sky Is Blue"
    804
    Published: 2008-04-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Buddy Bolden: The Sky Is Blue
  2. Read "The Healing Power of Music:  Can Jazz Repair a Damaged Brain? The case of trumpeter Louis Smith"
    6
    Published: 2014-02-11
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    The Healing Power of Music: Can Jazz Repair a Damaged Brain? The case of trumpeter Louis Smith
  3. Read "All Jazzed Up: Looking for a Jazz Center Within the Folds of the Brain"
    655
    Published: 2011-01-03
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    All Jazzed Up: Looking for a Jazz Center Within the Folds of the Brain
  4. Read "Melba Liston and Her 'Bones"
    379
    Published: 2006-06-02
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Melba Liston: Melba Liston and Her 'Bones
  5. Read "Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey"
    7
    Published: 2013-01-29
    Interviews
    Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey
  6. Read "Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz"
    11
    Published: 2015-03-29
    Building a Jazz Library
    Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz
  7. Read "AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music"
    7
    Published: 2015-10-26
    Building a Jazz Library
    AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music
  8. Read "Diagnostic"
    131
    Published: 2011-12-06
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ibrahim Maalouf: Diagnostic
  9. Read "On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz"
    424
    Published: 2011-04-17
    The Art and Science of Jazz
    On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz
  10. Read "The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet Complete Studio Recordings"
    418
    Published: 2006-07-28
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Chico Hamilton: The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet Complete Studio Recordings
  11. Read "Tomeka Reid Quartet"
    4
    Published: 2015-12-27
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Tomeka Reid: Tomeka Reid Quartet
  12. Read "Jimmy Giuffre: New York Concerts"
    12
    Published: 2014-05-13
    Extended Analysis
    Jimmy Giuffre 3 & 4: Jimmy Giuffre: New York Concerts
  13. Read "Sun Pictures"
    7
    Published: 2013-09-08
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Linda Oh: Sun Pictures
  14. Read "Mirror"
    429
    Published: 2010-09-16
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Charles Lloyd: Mirror
  15. Read "Doin' The Thing - At The Village Gate"
    468
    Published: 2006-10-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Horace Silver: Doin' The Thing - At The Village Gate
  16. Read "Kenny Dorham with Jackie McLean Complete Recordings"
    380
    Published: 2007-03-22
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Kenny Dorham: Kenny Dorham with Jackie McLean Complete Recordings
  17. Read "Re-Creation of the Gods"
    293
    Published: 2006-07-08
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Rufus Harley: Re-Creation of the Gods
  18. Read "Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Vic Theatre in Chicago"
    398
    Published: 2010-11-06
    Live Reviews
    Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Vic Theatre in Chicago
  19. Read "Jazz From Around the World: Asia"
    5
    Published: 2016-10-04
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around the World: Asia
  20. Read "Moderato cantabile"
    13
    Published: 2014-10-27
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Anja Lechner / François Couturier: Moderato cantabile
  21. Read "Demon's Dance"
    257
    Published: 2007-01-17
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jackie McLean: Demon's Dance
  22. Read "Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean"
    6
    Published: 2016-07-05
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean
  23. Read "Moon River"
    556
    Published: 2008-12-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Nicki Parrott: Moon River
  24. Read "Bright Light in Winter"
    63
    Published: 2012-05-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jeff Parker: Bright Light in Winter
  25. Read "Jazz From Around the World: Europe"
    17
    Published: 2016-06-29
    Building a Jazz Library
    Jazz From Around the World: Europe
  26. Read "Influence"
    249
    Published: 2007-01-08
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Belmondo / Yusef Lateef: Influence
  27. Read "In Philadelphia 1960 with Steve Lacy"
    516
    Published: 2007-04-18
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Thelonious Monk: In Philadelphia 1960 with Steve Lacy
  28. Read "Art & Soul"
    5
    Published: 2015-10-22
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Kirsten Edkins: Art & Soul
  29. Read "Brilliant!"
    287
    Published: 2007-06-03
    CD/LP/Track Review
    The Diamond Five: Brilliant!
  30. Read "Walk Against Wind"
    5
    Published: 2017-04-14
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind
  31. Read "Wes Montgomery: In The Beginning-Early Recordings from 1949-1958"
    5
    Published: 2015-10-14
    Extended Analysis
    Wes Montgomery: Wes Montgomery: In The Beginning-Early Recordings from 1949-1958
  32. Read "Do Right"
    240
    Published: 2006-12-08
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Tyrone Washington: Do Right
  33. Read "La Notte"
    6
    Published: 2013-11-23
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ketil Bjornstad: La Notte
  34. Read "J'ai Deux Amours"
    497
    Published: 2006-12-14
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dee Dee Bridgewater: J'ai Deux Amours
  35. Read "Introducing Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet"
    289
    Published: 2007-11-11
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Kenny Cox: Introducing Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet
  36. Read "Heiner Stadler: Brains on Fire"
    64
    Published: 2012-04-20
    Extended Analysis
    Heiner Stadler: Heiner Stadler: Brains on Fire
  37. Read "Crisis"
    4
    Published: 2015-07-20
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis
  38. Read "Memory in the Center, An Afro Opera: Homage to Nelson Mandela"
    3
    Published: 2015-10-31
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ernest Dawkins' Live in the Spirit Residency Big Band: Memory in the Center, An Afro Opera: Homage to Nelson Mandela
  39. Read "Mette Henriette"
    9
    Published: 2015-11-15
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Mette Henriette: Mette Henriette
  40. Read "Friends and Family"
    348
    Published: 2009-09-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ray Brown Jr.: Friends and Family
  41. Read "Suite for Dr Martin Luther King"
    339
    Published: 2007-07-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Nathan Davis: Suite for Dr Martin Luther King
  42. Read "Receita de Samba"
    68
    Published: 2012-03-24
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Anna Borges and Bill Ward: Receita de Samba
  43. Read "The Complete Recordings"
    240
    Published: 2006-11-05
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Classical Jazz Quartet: The Complete Recordings
  44. Read "Presenting Jazz Quintet 60"
    242
    Published: 2007-08-04
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jazz Quintet 60: Presenting Jazz Quintet 60
  45. Read "Music Appreciation"
    8
    Published: 2014-06-03
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Chris Greene Quartet: Music Appreciation
  46. Read "Last Chapter of Dreaming"
    3
    Published: 2013-04-19
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Marbin: Last Chapter of Dreaming
  47. Read "The Right Touch"
    381
    Published: 2007-03-28
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Duke Pearson: The Right Touch
  48. Read "Live At
    4
    Published: 2013-09-20
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Roscoe Mitchell Quartet: Live At "A Space" 1975
  49. Read "Jersey"
    5
    Published: 2016-07-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Catherine Sikora: Jersey
  50. Read "Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero"
    4
    Published: 2018-07-03
    Interviews
    Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero